Modern Summer HouseContemporary Living Room, New York
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“Since I have the opportunity to redecorate our whole house, I didn’t want it to be a lateral move. So I am thinking outside my comfort level. I literally have to program my brain not to migrate towards warm colors while looking for furniture and accessories. This has been a fun process, since I love to decorate. Change is good. I believe in do-overs in every avenue in life.” — Houzz user matteosmomThere are such great sentiments in this comment: thinking of doing the same old comfortable thing as “a lateral move” and believing in do-overs. A new-to-you color, fabric or piece of art can give you a whole new outlook and bring fresh energy to your home. Full story: Time to Step Out of Your Color Comfort Zone?
Inside, the architect’s photography — seen hanging at the back of the living room — provided the blue and white color scheme for the rooms. “Obviously, there is water nearby, so that was inspiration for the blue as well,” Disston says. “And since this is primarily a summer house, blue and white fit.”Rug, pillows, chairs: Custom Cool